Teachers

01-10-2015
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It is often said that 'good teachers' are born, not made' and it does sem that some people have a natural affinity for the job. But there are others, perhaps, who do not have what appears to have a natural affinity for the job. Such teachers learn their craft through a mixture of personality, intelligence, knowledge, and experience (and how they reflect on it).

Teaching is not an easy job, but it is a necessary one, and can be very rewarding when we see our student's progress and know that we have helped them to make it happen. Teachers are role models in learning and therefore they motivate, inspire and guide learners to strive for excellence to their full potential.

The teachers or contributors in this website have founts of experience in guiding learners from elementary to tertiary levels. They are all experts in their specific discipline and they have presented research articles, literary works, language notes, lesson plans, language exercises and activities and language games. The lessons prepared are graded as elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Teachers have also constructed test items so that learners can self-assess their progress.  In brief, our teachers are aware of novice teachers and the materials prepared can be a good resource to cater for the varied abilities andneeds of their learners in acquiring knowledge.

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22-01-2016
English Teacher Website

Creative Writing

Any person's success is owing to the creativity he/she possesses. To help the rediscovery of the creative person in you, we have this creative corner.Here presenting ideas in diffrent and creative mode is demonstrated. ...

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09-11-2015
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Worksheets

Every teacher loves to have some  worksheets ready for teaching English language in the classroom. This section contains worksheets for teaching all language skills- Listening, Reading, Writng and Speaking. These are meant for teachers who are busy with ...

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30-10-2015
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Teaching Tips

Teachers certainly need some tips on how to manage their classroom, besides the resources to teach. This section deals with practical methods and useful ideas of teaching: how to apply the pedagogical ideas in practice, how to teach the students who are even ...

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28-10-2015
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Literature

There is an increasing demand for the use of literature in English Langauge Teaching (ELT). The main advantage of using literature for language learning is that the representational language of the given literary texts involves the learner culturally, linguis...

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02-10-2015
English Teacher Website

Games For Language Learning

Games make us laugh! We all like to laugh. Pleasure is very motivating. Laughter makes us more awake and relaxed-and not only I say so, so does the Department of Cognitive Psychology, University College, London. Laughter raises blood pressure just ...

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02-10-2015
English Teacher Website

Academic Articles

Apart from carrying out daily teaching responsibilities, and possessing skills for organizing successful lessons, all teachers need to know  a lot about the subject they are teaching. In this section we have articles by experienced teachers about the met...

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Posted By: Noble Augustine Category: Teachers

02-10-2015
English Teacher Website

Lesson Plans

Some teachers with experience seem to have an ability to think on their feet, and this allows them to believe that lesson planning is unnecessary. However, most teachers do not share this view and prepare their lessons. The resulting lesson plans range from t...

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Posted By: Noble Augustine Category: Teachers

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About Noble Augustine

Noble Augustine is an English teacher in Canada currently working with  The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society and and Calgary Catholic Immigration Society. He started his career as a teacher in English in 2001 after completing his M A in English from St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry .He was the university first rank holder for M Phil examination at School of Letters of Mahathma Gandhi University in the academic year 2002-2003. His subjects of interest are Theory and Practice of Translation, Modern and Postmodern poetry, Postcolonial Writing, Literary theory, and Communicative English. Some of the academic papers presented by him at various national and international seminars include: Moby Dick: A study in Megalomania, The Comic Paradise: A Rereading of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest, Politics and Geography in the Poetry of Kamala Das, The politics of Deconstruction, Rasa and Dhwani: the Essence of Eastern Aesthetics, The Trend of Multi-generic Parody in Malayalam Fiction:A Reading of Contemporary Short Stories in Malayalam. etc. He has translated into English Aalakampadi (The Escort) a novel by B Murali, a well-known Malayalam writer. He worked as lecturer in English in two Libyan Universities: Omar al Mokhtar University,  and  University of Bengazi , where he also chaired the committee for Quality Assurance, Assessment and Accreditation.  He guided and supervised the dissertation of Undergraduate Students and chaired the Viva Voce. He has also trained and assessed teacher education students in their practical teaching. In 2011 he obtained his certificate as a Teacher of English as a Second Langauge  from Oxford Seminars. Currently he lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with his wife and three children, and is engaged in academic research, teaching in schools, and publishing in the virtual and print media. 

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